Cervical Spinal Intramedullary Metastasis of Ovarian Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report

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B. Soylemez
U. Ozum
R. Egilmez


Aim: Ovarian cancer metastasis to the spinal cord is extremely rare. To our knowledge, our case is one of only seventh such cases in the literature.

Case: We present the case of cervical spinal intramedullary metastasis of ovarian adenocarcinoma in a 56-year-old woman who presented with neck pain.

The cervical spinal intramedullary lesion was eradicated with C5-C6-C7 total laminectomy              gross under monitorization somatosensorial evoked potential (SEP) and motor evoked potential (MEP).

The follow-up of the patient, who was operated on in 2017, continues, and there have been no recurrences.

Conclusion: To our knowledge, our case is one of the seventh cases of spinal special cervical intramedullary metastasis of ovarian carcinoma and only the fourth cases with no CNS and external CNS metastasis in the literature.

Ovarian adenocarcinoma, metastasis to the spinal cord, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Soylemez, B., Ozum, U., & Egilmez, R. (2020). Cervical Spinal Intramedullary Metastasis of Ovarian Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery, 3(2), 21-24. Retrieved from https://journalajcrs.com/index.php/AJCRS/article/view/30118
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[Epub 2017 Jul 13]
[PubMed PMID: 28712911]